Barrow Weather In May
The highest recorded temperature for Barrow Alaska for the past 90 years in May was 47 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently registered on May 29, 1996, while the normal high temperature is 25. The lowest documented temperature for Barrow for the past 90 years in May was -19 registered on May 4, 1984, and the regular low is 15.
United States NWS historical Barrow May Weather data records that on May 4, 1971, the high temperature did not exceed 0 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Barrow in the past 90 years. Weather Service records additionally show that on May 29, 1964, the recorded low temperature for the day did not drop below 35 degrees, the highest low measured in Barrow in the last 90 years.
Weather Service historical data shows that the average daily high temperature in Barrow on May First is 17 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of May is 33 degrees. The low measured temperature in Barrow on May First averages 6 degrees and the low on the last day of the month averages 26 degrees.
Barrow usually receives an average of 0.12 inches of precipitation during May. May Barrow Weather records show that on May 29, 1962 Barrow received 0.29 inches of rain, the most rain measured in a single day in May. Barrow receives an average of 1.9 inches of snow in May. The highest snowfall measured in a single day in May was 4.4 inches on May 19, 1996.